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THE MAU NEWS
SATURDAY, MAY 9, J 908
WASHINGTON, D. C, April 7
In a ppirited address before the
Baltimore annual conference of the
Methodist Episcopal Church in
Hamlinne Church this morning
Representative Sims of Tennessee
declared it to be his belief that his
bill for prohibition in tin" District
of Columbia has little chance for
passage at this session of Congress.
"Do you expert," he asked, "a
bill of such a nature to come from
a committee - of seventeen men
gathered -from so many parts of the
country? One ij from San Fran
cisco and others from Chicago,
Minneapolis, St. Louis, Columbus,
Evansville, Boston, New York,
and Philadelphia. " I mean no re
flection upon any one of the mem
bers, but we know prohibition does
not receive even decent treatment
in any of these cities.
"Cne of the members of thecom
mittce alone has twenty-six dis
tilleries within the confin-8 of his
district, and others know that they
would not last twenty minutes, if
they stood for prohibition here.
"We are, so far as I can sec, in
the present condition, 'up against
Here the speaker paused and,
raising his hand, declared:
"But one little committee in one
Congress must flot hinder this
The ministers of the conference
at this juncture gave the represen
tative an ovation. He then de
clared that the temperance leaders
are willing to take a next best law
if they are unable to get the best
law, but, in speaking of the liquor
interests, he said: "They don't
want anything of the sort." He
then said the liquor traffic is the
greatest "character-destroying and
criminal making business" in the
"The effort for its eradication,"
he continued, "is not confined to
this ten square miles of the Dia
tnct of Columbia. But I want to
Bay that the friends of the saloon
are marshaling their forces from all
parts of the United States. They
do not want any legislation against
the liquor interests at the capital
city of 'the nation.
Two ministers of the city are
opposed to the bill as' presented.
Thev have appeared before the
committee' and given their reasons.
Mr. Sinis then declared that the
claim has been made in some
quarters that the ' conditions in
Washington are ideal and said:
"I say give us conditions that
will follow our legislation."
In speaking of the temperance
movement and its results, he said
"I do n'ot'regard it as a wave. It
has come to stay. Today there are
not better agencies at work for the
advancement' bf this cause than the
forces that'a-re united. Not the
least of these'are W."C1'T. 'V. and
the Anti-Saloon League, but above
all the members of the Christian
churches." " r" 1
Handy (laps made
Through a suggestion made by
Chief Clerk Llciyd Conkling of the
Secretary's office the politicians of
the Territory'will be provided with
, maps which should be of great ser
vice to them in the coming cam
Damn. burvevor -wall is now
working ofl" the matter and will
soon have it in shape. Conkling
suggested the making of maps of
the different islands, showing tu
' election district, the polling place
and all the political subdivisions,
These will be made on the scale of
20.000 feet to the inch in the case
of the islands of Oahu, Maui am
Kauai, while Hawaii will be on
scale of 80,000 or 40,000 to the inc
to make it the same si.e as th
The maps of the four islants, on
the scales mentioned, will yd just
convenient size to be ed on
desk ind will bo mad in blue
prints ap that the politicians ma
have thk best and cljrest da
possibleton a form whichi''."
- otweinient to handle, yit
A parallel between incidents 'in
the life of Abraham Lincoln and
Ross. Freeman as drawn today in
ti dure Bretano's court by Attorney
Quiii O'Brii n. who is defending
the '"sleep walking" huriflar. An
istnnee of epilepsy of Lincoln
milar in many of its details to
the inexplicable etu'e-jsy of vounu
Freeman will be read to the jury
by the defendant's attorney. At
torney O'Brien went into court
rined with a half-dozen biogra
phies of the statesman.
It is a strange coincidence,"
said Attorney O'Brien, "that Free
man's act and the similar occur
rence in the life of Lincoln should
both occur on January 1. Lincoln
was an epileptic and several times
consulted Dr. Drake, at that time
famous specialist. In one of his
letters he declared that he was
fraid to carry a pocket knife.
' On January 1, 1841, Lincoln
as to marry Alary lodd. He
wandered away and got lost. The
guests at the wedding, after wait-
ng until late at night organized
searching parties and hunted
through the country.
"He was not found until the
next morning and he was then dis
covered in the rear room of a gro
cery of which he had forced the
oor. He was sitting among the
boxes and bags staring into space
ith widc""pen, unseeing eyes.
He was unconscious for three days
and was under medical treament
for three months. During all that
time they kept instruments away
om hire. You will find reference
to this incident in the lives of
Lincoln by Merndon, Weeks and
Nicholay and Hay."
Mrs. Mary Freeman, the boy's
mother, was the first witness of the
morning. She told of an incident
when her son was found in the
inning room of their home and
broken dishes and lighting matchei
and averred he knew nothing of it
ater when he awoke.
The earlier happenings of the
same evening were tola by Ker-
ard llendeen a fellow employe at
the Crane company who had been
at a billiard match with Freeman.
He told of an attack of somnam
bulism which occurred at Van
Buren and Clark Ftreet.
Dr. Archibald Church, an expert
in nervous diseases, was called as
a witness for the defense, and after
listening to a hypothetical question
putto him by Attorney O'Brien and
covering the entire career of Free
man, he answered it in part, say
ing that "while au examination of
Freeman disclosed nothing un
usual or abnormal, the action of
breaking into the saloon as it was
described in the hypothetical ques
tion was entirely within reason in
consideration of the other citcum
"I don't know how much con
consciousness a man has under
those conditions, " added Dr,
Church, "but it is well proved that
he has no control over his acts,"
Whenosked iv there are any
well authenticated cases ' of great
men who have been subject to
epilepsy; Dr. Church said: ''Yes
Napoleon was subject to epilepsy
so was Julius Caesar, mere are
men now in public life who arej-e
ported to be auncted the same
way." Chicago Daily News.
Transfers of Rubber
Land are made.
HONOLULU, May 1. Two
transfers of rubber land to the Ila
waiian-Americun Rubber Company
were recorded thU morning, one of
them being dated back almost
year. This was the lease of
little over sixty-eight acres of lan
from Bishop Libtrt, of theCatholic
Church. The lease provides tha
an annual rental of if 00 shall
be paid as rent for the first fiv
years, if 150 for the, second fiv
vears, and if :J"2l for the remainder
The rubber company agrees to
plant at least twenty acres with
rubber in the first yearand at least
ten acres per year after that till
forty acres shall be planted. It
lso agrees not to cut down any
trefs within ten years of the ex
piration of the lease, unless it shall
be done for the benefit of other
rees. At any time one acre of the
and may be taken by the Bishop
r a church, damage to bo decided
y arbitration. The lease was in
ffect from June 1$, 1907.
The other transfer to the rubber
impany was ono of twenty and a
alf acres of land. This was own-
1 by. Hugh Howell, president of
the company, and is transfered for
the sum of $1 and other valuable
considerations. Hawaiian Star.
Elephants go on
Riverside, April 16. As a result
f a fire which started early this
afternoon at the Standard Oil Com
pany's storage tanks, ' Miss Ella
Giblwt, a church deaconness, is dead
and L. J. Worsley lies at the city
hospital fatally burned.
A sullen boom which ya8 heard
at 1 : 30 marked the explosion of the
first large oil tank. Worsley was a
driver of the delivery wagon from
which the tire communicated to the
tanks and was hurled many yards
from the spot and was picked up
with his clothing ablaze. The fire
spread immediately to the tanks,
hich instantly became a mass of
The . Sells-Floto circus, three
blocks distant, was about ' to open
for the afternoon performance. The
herd 'of elephants' became uncon
trollable and they dashed to the
East Side of town, knocking down
nces, outhouses and despoiling or-
hards that lay in their path. Many
persons narrowly escaped the in
The leader of the herd changed
his course and entered the center of
the city, one mile distant. He en
tered the court of the Glcmvood
Hdtei,one of the famous hostel ries
f ,tte boast. Mrs GUbs was in the
Ltdin front of the banseiThc
lepiiantBjnneci : her against the
house between his tusks, threw tier
to tne ground and trampiert-Tipqj
her, crushing her chest and inflict
ing fatal injuries.
The animal then proceeded to the
courtyard, the guests rushing panic
tricken, indoors. D. P. Chapman,
a guest of the house, attempted to
swerve the animal from the court.
He was knocked down and had
several ribs broken and was other
The beast crashed through the
door, walked through the barlier
shop and out onto Main street,
crossed Hie street and crashed
through the heavy plate glass win
dow in a store.
Before being rounded up at t
lown-town public stable, the aninia
trampled on another man and
seriously gored him with his ' tusks
One of the keepers attempted to
subdue the animal but was hurled
over a high fence, sustaining pain
ful injuries. Not until four other
elephants were brought to the stable
was the huge beast gotten under
control and taken to the circus
The keeper of the elephants
whose name is not known, was the
means of saving at least two' lives
before the big brute was again under j
control. At Orange and Seventh
streets the elephant had thrown
Frank A. Birl and was alwut to
crush him with his full weight,
when the keeper came up close 1h
hind and fired three shots from a
revolver into the elephant's neck.
This caused the big beast to swerve
around, his attention being dis
tracted from his intended victim.
In the meantime, however, Bird
had sustained a broken leg and
The left trousers leg of the keeper
was ripped wide open by the in
furiated beast and the leg was pain
fully lacerated. The flesh from the
keeper's right hand also wad skinned
At the Glcmvood Hotel Eva Howe,
guest, was sitting in a swinj?, J
when the infuriated I w a -t made Cull I
at her. She was al -lit to II' i-, win n I
the elephant's keeper, who wa flose
behind, advised her to sit still. As
a result the elephant rushed by her
without molesting her.
EDMUND 11. MART
NoTARV PlTHI, 10. C'NVKVW
AoKNTTofiRANT M Altai OF LlCKXsS s
Olliee, Ci.-Ci:it, Court. 2nd Cn cul'.
Market Street. Wailuku
Nothing hut the bet of -
Well Known Standard Brands
RAINIER AND PRIMO
25c 2 Glasses 25c
Island Sporting People
T. B. LYONS, Prop.
Delivered in Wailuku every Saturday
and -at Paia and Hamnkuapoko on
Wednesdays at lowest prices.
POTATOES, WATERMELONS, BUTTER, EGGS
POULTRY, SUCKLING PICS, CORN, ETC
Telephone Orders to
A. H. Landcraf
Proprietor KA LUA FARM.
Telephone No. 359.
We have only two Gentle
men s tsluo hergo buits oi
the famous II oilman n & Roth
eliild make left. Those ele
gant suits sell in Honolulu
iofu $20.0Qtr4)ur price now
$14.00 per 8uil. -T
SlAili DRUG STORE
V. A. VETLESENrTrW'!
Sanitary Steam Laundry
Guamntet-fc Fir;t-Cltit Work of
Wagons call for work and make
SPECIAL RATES FOR FAMILIES.
S. DECKER, M n a .!.
T II F,
Maui Casket and Coffin
Has removed tfA. N. Kepoikui's
Cor. Main hihI Market Sts.
Plume 412. Wailuku, Maui.
W. J. WOODY, y.fir.
Have you tried Hie
Doctor Cigars? '
If Not, Why Not?
CORNK.i il KV.Laml FORT STS
F.r Hole by'
KAHULL'i STORK, KAIIULUI.
. PAIA STOUE, PAIA.
MAKE YOUR OWN
i'iThe Sunlight "OlVlEGA" Acetyl
Generators HA;Vli NO EQUA
t . , auj.iw.rw him i
i H , ., .T . ' ,.i ' -L
We are the Agents for I
estimates on: I
FIXTURES ofaM kinds.
COMPLETE JMINTS properly installed. "
Let us talk "GAS MACHINE"
that you require an out"1
KAIIULUI RAILROAD CO'S ?'
MERCHANDISE DEPARTMENT So!e.ent
1 11W JLU11U111U
Chas. M. Cooke, Tres.
W. L. Decoto, 2nd Vice-Pres.
C. 1). Lufkin, Cashier
Accounts oS Individuals, Corporation
Firms Invited. 5 ' VV
Interest Paid on
Foreign Exchange Issued
GENERAL INSURANCE AGENCY
Safety Deposit Boxes Ux Rent at Reasonsbfc
CONTRACTOR nml BUILDER
, Plans nnd Estimates Furnished.
Small Jcibs and Repair Work ly Day
or Cont met.
Wailuku, Maui, T. II
ICE CREAM JARLOR
Orders laken for ICE CRKAM.
BRUITS, NUTS,. CIGARS.
Ice Cold Drinks Alwiiys on Hand.
arkt' Si. '
TftADC MARK9 .
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iiiToniton ta probably pntpntHhle. Caniiiiuntra.
iHmtntritlvoiiiHdentlal. HANDBOOK o I'aiauu
dcmt frofl. Oi.itMt Henry for swurmg paterikn.
rittci.ti i.i Ken thruiiirh Munn A Co. recclra
tpti Uil twtke, ff-if bout chwnra, iutbe
A hahdanmpl rinrtm' M vp
ruluitoii tf Htl" ! 'fH' I'-"
yo'ir: fnv.r i.i.".' ii. i
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uraucu mitt.'), tea i' r
Machines for sale on the
Biir Disccunt for Cash
Machines for Rent
Hy the Day, W'-jek or Month.
DKLIVKUKI) mi CALLED FOR
' have just received a new line
of Automatics and Family Ma
chines and all kinds oi Needles
and Supplies. '
S. DECKER, Agent.
P. O. Box 25.
- - Wal'uku
IfJxt DoorJo Wailuku Cash 5'
OMLUA" and will cheerfully
10 Its. to J00 Its"..
t(J yu niul can convinc
to make your home complete.
Wui. .Henninjf, Vice-Pres.
R. A. Wadsworth, Director
H. J. Morvay, Asst. Cashie'
on All Ports oY txhv
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